We help you to prevent and heal

With our products for your wound management

"Time heals all wounds", or so the saying goes. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. For proper wound treatment can be a very complex, time-consuming and costly task. Typing the wound is the starting point for establishing a clear and personalised treatment regimen.

Many types of wounds can be typified according to their origin, depth and extent, but also according to the duration until complete closure, which often fundamentally differ from one another in terms of therapy and healing process. A common and useful classification is the initial division into acute and chronic wounds.

Acute wounds

The quality of primary care of acute wounds is of crucial importance for the functional and aesthetic outcome. The aim is to support the wound healing process in its physiological course as best as possible.

Traumatic (or mechanical) wound

Traumatic wounds are caused by various, mostly external, sharp or blunt forces and trauma (pressure, tension or shear forces) on the tissue. They include accidental or occasional wounds as well as planned surgical wounds.

Thermal, chemical and radiation-induced wounds

  • Thermal wounds are produced by exposure of tissue to heat or cold (burns/scalds/frostbite/injuries caused by electricity).
  • Chemical wounds occur when the skin or mucous membranes are burned by acids or alkalis.
  • Radiation-induced wounds can be caused by radioactive isotopes or ionizing radiation, such as those used in x-rays or radiation therapy. Sunburns caused by UV radiation also fall into this category.

Chronic wounds 

Chronic wounds can develop from an acute wound at any time, e.g., due to an undetected persistent infection or inadequate primary care. In most cases, however, chronic wounds represent the last stage of progressive tissue destruction, triggered by existing underlying diseases (venous, arterial or metabolic vascular diseases), pressure injury (such as decubitus ulcers) or tumours.

Promote wound healing: the best tips

A major goal of modern wound treatment is to optimally support the body's self-healing powers. This requires a deep understanding of the physiology of wound healing in order to be able to develop individual therapy strategies based on the latest scientific knowledge.

Prevention instead of infection!

Postoperative wound infections are a common complication in surgical interventions. Not only are they associated with increased mortality and prolonged hospitalisation, but also with enormous costs to the health care system. Learn more about preventive measures for post-operative infections.

Our products

Pflichttexte zu zugelassenen Arzneimitteln gem. §4 HWG

octenisept® Wund-Desinfektion

Antiseptikum zur wiederholten, zeitlich begrenzten unterstützenden antiseptischen Wundbehandlung.

Zu Risiken und Nebenwirkungen lesen Sie die Packungsbeilage und fragen Sie Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker.


zur wiederholten, zeitlich begrenzten antiseptischen Behandlung von Schleimhaut und angrenzender Haut vor diagnostischen und operativen Maßnahmen - im Ano-Genitalbereich von Vagina, Vulva, Glans penis, auch vor Katheterisierung der Harnblase - in der Mundhöhle. Zur zeitlich begrenzten unterstützenden Therapie bei Pilzerkrankungen der Haut zwischen den Zehen sowie zur unterstützenden antiseptischen Wundbehandlung.

Um Gewebeschädigungen zu vermeiden, darf das Präparat nicht mittels Spritze in die Tiefe des Gewebes eingebracht werden. Das Präparat ist nur zur oberflächlichen Anwendung bestimmt (Auftragen mittels Tupfer oder Aufsprühen).

Zu Risiken und Nebenwirkungen lesen Sie die Packungsbeilage und fragen Sie Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker!

Privacy Policy

We use analysis methods (e. g. cookies) to measure how often our site is visited and how it is used.
We embed third-party content from other providers (e. g. videos) on our site. We have no influence on further data processing and any tracking by the third party provider.
In this context, we also use service providers in third countries outside the EU that do not have an adequate level of data protection, which harbors the following risks: Access by authorities without informing the data subject, no data subject rights, no legal remedies, loss of control.
With your settings you consent to the processes described above. You can revoke your consent with effect for the future. You can find more information in our privacy policy.